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Senior pushed out of retirement home the week before Christmas

Marie Sparrow, 94, is moving out of her Mississauga retirement home just before Christmas. It’s not what she wanted.

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Should you wait to bring a will challenge?

The decision of Leibel v. Leibel is a wake-up call to those contemplating a will challenge but tempted to hit the snooze button.

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Price Adjustment Clauses in Estate Plan Agreements

What makes for a bona fide price adjustment clause? In a recent bulletin, CRA has updated its position on the conditions for the recognition of a price adjustment clause.

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Who knew there is a benefit to having two spouses?

If you are in the situation where you may have two spouses, on the income tax side your estate plan may benefit.

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Buyer beware!

10 great tips to avoid fraudsters, high-pressure marketing tactics, and “once-in-a-lifetime” special offers.

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Health-care costs worry baby boomers.

Canada’s baby boomers fear their golden years will be anything but rosy.

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‘Sandwich Generation’ squeezed by caring for parents and kids: BMO

Canadians in the sandwich generation are more than half a million dollars short of their individual retirement savings goal.

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Gift of Life

Can an Attorney for Personal Care Make Decisions about Organ Donation?

Many people believe that a Power of Attorney for Personal Care is the proper tool in which to express their intention to donate organs. Is this correct? If so, does this mean that an attorney for personal care may be granted the authority to make decisions regarding the grantor’s organ donation?

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Changing Family Caregiver Dynamics Ramp Up the Importance of Long-Term Care Planning

Most people rely upon family members to provide long-term care.

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Can you help this family please?

This Alberta family has 3 babies fighting cancer. Can you help them find a temporary home in the Toronto area?

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